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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Frodo asks where the ___________ is, but the Hobbits do not understand of what he is talking.
2. What does Aragorn feel on him, which makes it difficult for him to sleep during Frodo's watch?
3. Who tells the others at the council that his people have been holding back the enemy and keeping them at bay?
4. Who does Strider say has been following them for days, watching them and their movements?
5. Who says they do not trust Lady Galadriel and her words?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Aragorn reveal to the Elves about the demise of Gandalf?
2. Who are some of the people who are attending the Council meeting in Rivendell?
3. What is being described in the book Gandalf reads when they are in the Chamber of Records?
4. Who is given the task of deciding which way the journey much continue?
5. Where do the travelers decide to stay before they make the decision to go to Gondor or to Moria?
6. When Frodo awakes in a comfortable bed, what does Gandalf tell him?
7. What are the travelers given by the Elves in order to help their journey?
8. What is in the small wooden box that Sam receives from Lady Galadriel?
9. Why don't the travelers in the Fellowship worry when they get through the door away from the Orcs?
10. What does Gandalf believe will help them as they head to the Mines of Moria?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The many groups of characters in this story seem to give the reader different facets of humankind in general.
Part 1: Why are the Elves seen as being the fairest of all creatures? What or who might they symbolize in the modern world?
Part 2: Why are the Elves and Dwarves at odds with each other? What other cultures might they represent?
Part 3: Why do you think Tolkien portrayed the race of men as being weak?
Essay Topic 2
The legend of the Ring is one that haunts some characters and inspires others.
Part 1: Why does the story of the Ring haunt Aragorn?
Part 2: Which characters find inspiration in the story of the Ring? Why?
Part 3: How are legends driving the various characters in the story?
Essay Topic 3
At many points of the journey, the innocence of the Hobbits seems to almost get them into trouble.
Part 1: Why is innocence a good thing to have when you are in trouble?
Part 2: Why might being innocent hurt you when you are in a troublesome situation?
Part 3: Would you rather be innocent in the face of danger or not? Why?
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